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Activate, Dorset's Dance and Theatre Agency, Dance Generations project residency

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Rites of Way App

New 'Rites of Way' app commissioned by the Dorset Wildlife Trust with Arts Council funding

ScreenPLAY artists Sharon Hayden and Alastair Nisbet have worked with Environmental Arts Therapist Ian Heginworth and Dorset Wildlife Trust invite to create an interactive therapeutic journey through the fields and meadows of a forgotten valley.

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Evidence

The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts Access and Participation fund

Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations to test, implement and develop ambitious plans to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts. Priority will be given to projects working in areas of social and economic deprivation outside of London. Rolling deadline.

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